Free Learning Opportunities for Direct Payment Personal Assistants.

We are delighted to be able to offer a limited number of learning opportunities to Direct Payment Personal Assistants employed directly by the person they support. These are currently being offered free of charge and will be limited to one module per person initially. Additional modules may be available depending on demand.

The online learning will be via Social Care TV, the UK’s first ACCREDITED e-learning provider for health and social care providers of all types.

To register your interest please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. detailing which course you are interested in, your local authority area and a contact telephone number.

You will be issued with a full course content together with an enrolment form which must be completed and returned prior to you being issued with course login details and full instructions. On receipt of the course login details, you have two weeks to complete the course (if not completed within this time it will be withdrawn). Certificate will be issued on completion.

Courses available at this time are:

  • Communicating Effectively
  • Challenging Behaviour
  • Dementia Care
  • Epilepsy
  • Food Hygiene
  • Safe Administration of Medicines
  • Infection Control
  • Health & Safety
  • Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults
  • Safeguarding of Children
  • Principles of Care and Confidentiality
  • Person Centred Care

Should you have any questions please feel free to contact us on the email above. Please note this email is monitored during regular office hours only